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From "Shubhrata Tewari" <shubhr...@nagarro.com>
Subject Re: Creating FO DOM directly
Date Wed, 28 Sep 2005 06:48:31 GMT
Hi,

Is it possible using xslt and xsl:fo to detect a page break? basically I am 
using a for-each, and I want to show some data in the first row
of a page whenever a new page begins.
Any ideas?

shubhrata, India

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jeremias Maerki" <dev@jeremias-maerki.ch>
To: <fop-users@xmlgraphics.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 5:21 PM
Subject: Re: Creating FO DOM directly


> That may indeed look tempting but it is definitely not recommended
> because you'd mix content and layout in your Java code which is the sort
> of thing XSL (XSLT + XSL-FO) wants to keep apart. Furthermore, it's
> much easier to change an XSLT than to change the Java code if the layout
> changes. Finally, FOP does not provide an easy way to instantiate the FO 
> tree
> manually.
>
> On 27.09.2006 12:43:01 Lars Ivar Igesund wrote:
>> I need to create PDF from the information contained in some Java objects. 
>> The
>> standard way to do this according to the FOP docs, is to create XML from 
>> the
>> objects, then transform to XSL-FO using XSLT.
>>
>> But since there are FO DOM nodes internally in FOP, it seems to me to be 
>> a
>> natural alternative to create these nodes directly instead of going via 
>> XML +
>> XSLT.
>>
>> Is this possible, and how would I go about processing the tree?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Lars Ivar Igesund
>
>
>
> Jeremias Maerki
>
>
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